PRLog - Oct. 28, 2011 - Waste Management’s added an Organics Recycling facility to its Apopka, Florida solid waste landfill. This process builds on Waste Management’s commitment of furthering environmental friendly solutions. The facility serves to take rotten produce from restaurants and grocery stores and compost them into fertilizer and mulch. Rotten produce is typically discarded in the landfill. The Organics Recycling facility will recycle this waste product in a beneficial environmentally friendly manner. Thereby, prolonging the life of the landfill and enhancing the environment.
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The Organics Recyling facility covers over 14 acres of land, at the same Apopka Florida location as the landfill. This new system includes a receiving building, mixing conveyor, nine primary aerated bunkers, 18 secondary aerated bunkers, waste liquid collection system, and biofilters for odor removal. This new system will, in 42 days, compost the waste produce into fertilizer and mulch for other beneficial uses in commercial landscaping. Once completed, the facility will be able to process 45 tons of organic wastes per year.
Excel Engineering Consultants, LLC. served as Lead Consultant, providing management and engineering services. This included coordination of the entire project encompassing surveying, geotechnical, structural, and treatment equipment manufacturer. Excel then designed the land development construction plans, equipment and piping layout, process waste treatment system, and permitting with the City of Apopka.
Waste Management, Inc. is North America’s leading provider of integrated environmental solutions and has a location in Apopka. According to www.wm.com, Waste Management, Inc. managed more than 7 million tons of recyclable commodities in 2009. By the year 2020, they are expected to increase the amount of material managed to more than 20 million tons per year, which can be attributed to facilities likened to the one in Apopka.
About Excel Engineering Consultants, LLC.
Excel Engineering Consultants, LLC was established in 1992 by Julian R. Coto, P.E to provide clients with a unique land planning, civil and environmental engineering consulting experience. Excel Engineering Consultants, LLC strives to understand a client’s business and thereby offer the best service possible . Excel Engineering Consultants, LLC provides leadership, management and technical expertise in a pro-active manner to achieve project success. This typically means meeting clienbt needs and obtaining construction permits in an expedient manner while providing cost effective and creative engineering solutions.
Excel Engineering Consultants, LLC provides Land Planning, Civil and Environmental engineering services to customers from the private and public markets. Land Planning and Civil Engineering services are typically provided throughout the Central Florida area and Environmental Engineering services are provided throughout the southeast United States. Excel Engineering Consultants, LLC employs a dedicated and diverse staff of professional engineers, land planners, project managers and technicians to always meet goals and objectives. Their staff is dedicated to superior customer satisfaction.
Excel Engineering Consultants, LLC was selected by Waste Management, Inc. to provide engineering services on a new “Organics Recycling Facility”. The facility covers 14 acres and it is located at Waste Management’s site located in Apopka, Florida. It is designed to compost waste produce from grocery stores and restaurants into an organic fertilizer. The system includes a receiving building, mixing conveyor, nine primary aerated bunkers, 18 secondary aerated bunkers, waste liquid collection system and biofilters for odor removal. Once completed the facility will be able to process 45 tons of organic wastes per year.